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Modifying Wireless components of a network, to become Wired

I'm wanting to change the configuration of my home network. A partial schematic of the network is as follows: when I say "partial" there are other things connected to the ADSL router which for ...
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Does long-range Wi-Fi work well when traveling at high speeds?

We plan to have three RVs traveling together for several weeks and we would like to be able to work together during this time. We considered using cellular (i.e. 3G) and web-based services, but much ...
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Extend wireless network with 2nd router, then do port forwarding

I have 2 WiFi routers, the main one is also a modem. I'd like to extend the range of the main WiFi with the second router and do port forwarding as I have connected a computer to the 2nd router via a ...
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How to connect BT Fibre HomeHub to a Netgear router

Situation is this: In the house I have a BT Fibre HomeHub3, connected together with a BT Openreach modem, works great in the house, no problem. To this HomeHub I have connected an Ethernet cable ...
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Smartphone access to internet via Windows 8 soft-AP and also access to VM guest server

I want to achieve that my smartphone has Internet-access and can, at the same time, access an apache/webserver that runs in a VM. Setup: Windows 8 laptop connected to our compary network via ...
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Connect two DSL Modem to each other?

I have an ADSL internet and 2 dsl modems. I want to connect these two modems to each other. I want to use this solution because one of two pc's doesn't have a wireless card. I want to use its modem to ...
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What hardware is necessary to provide WiFi for an outdoor business?

My in-laws own a campground and are looking to provide free WiFi for their guests. They are a small operation and are on a budget, so I have decided to help look into this. Here are some basic ...
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How to change/forge the MAC address of a Windows network bridge?

I tried to modify the registry (in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class{4D36E972-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}) but it doesn't seem to work. The MAC address shown in the status of ...
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Is there a wifi to ethernet adapter?

I would like to get a TiVo Mini, but bafflingly it does not seem to support WiFi. I don't have cable or ethernet in the room I wish to use it in, and it seems like it must be on the same subnet as ...
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How to use wireless bridge with netgear router

Initially I had a Netgear DG834 as my main home router. In order to connect wired devices I bought DLink wireless N150 Bridge There is WPS button on Dlink. Guide says to press WPS button and you have ...
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Is wireless bridge gives the ip on same subnet

I have got one server which i want to put in garage but i can't get the any LAN cable from router to that server. so someone told me to use wireless bridge. I am thinking fo getting this one i ...
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Connecting 2 houses via Wifi

I posted this in Network Engineering, and was directed to post it over here instead... I'm trying to figure out exactly how I can get my and my neighbors home network setup as we want to... Here is ...
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Bridged routers - can route one way but not the other

I have a SKY router (D-Link DSL-2640S) which is my main router and a TP-Link TL-MR34220 which is connected wirelessly to the SKY one. I have OpenWRT on the TP-Link. I have a Raspberry Pi and a WD ...
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Use Netgear DGN1000 as wireless ethernet bridge?

I want to use my DGN1000 as a wireless bridge/ethernet switch - i.e. to connect to an existing AP wirelessly, and connect a PC over ethernet. The ultimate aim is to use Wake on LAN with this PC, and ...
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How to fix a Sitecom WL-330 wireless range extender 300N that stops repeating, even after a device reset?

After having setup a Sitecom 300N wireless range extender (WL-330 v1 002) it suddenly stopped working after months of usage. Even after powering the device off and back on again, and after ...
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Two Wireless Routers - network hangs once in a while

I've setup two wireless routers at my place with the same SSID, different channels: Cisco EPC3928AD is 192.168.150.1, cable in, has DHCP server on with client IP range starting at .10. Sitecom X6 N900 ...
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Sharing PC's ethernet connection with laptop

I hope this is the correct place to ask this question. Question: I would like to share internet between my PC and Laptop (Apple MacBook). On my work PC I have access to internet through ethernet. I ...
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how to setup a wireless bridge for WAG120N linksys?

I have recently bought a WAG120N modem/router-linksys in order to extend the range in the house, and I have a WAG200G which is my old modem that I use it to connect to the internet. What I am trying ...
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How to make a sky sagem 2504 act as a wireless bridge?

I've got a Sagem 2504 from sky, however I've changed my ISP and I'm now using a different router. I would like to get the Sagem 2504 to connect with my current router via Wi-Fi to then connect with ...
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Need to set a TL-WR1043ND as a client bridge - problematic

I want to use this setup: -- Cable connection ~~ Wireless connection Internet--WNDR3700~~TL-WR1043ND--PC Both routers have STOCK frimware. So I have followed this guide right here Note: I could not ...
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Is it possible to have multiple repeaters in a network with just 1 uniform SSID?

I'm currently setting up a network with 1 access point. Since WiFi range is not very far, I'd like to extend the range by using repeaters. I did several setups in the past but they always had another ...
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Extending a Wireless Network with a WRT54GL

I have the following: Ethernet cable (Only one) Desktop Computer WRT54GL Router Wireless Internet (can't connect to it via Ethernet, only wirelessly) Laptop I want to connect my Laptop wirelessly ...
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bridging two wireless interfaces - possible?

What I am trying to do is simple. create a bridge => br0 add first Wi-Fi nic => wlan0 add second Wi-Fi nic => wlan1 so I end up with br0 = wlan0+wlan1. Yet, I always get this error msg: ...
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2x RT-AC66R - Confusion on both Bridge setup and AC mode

I just picked up two Asus RT-AC66R wireless routers, but I am a bit confused on the proper way to actually get them configured. I might have some things mixed because I am at work and trying to write ...
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Wifi N speed is slow for internet downloads, yet fast locally, and decent in bridge mode. What gives?

I have an e2500 and a macbook pro early 2011 bonded with it at 300 Mbps. My Comcast internet connection is 50+ Mbps via ethernet but only 25-26 Mbps via Wireless-N. When my wireless router is set to ...
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connecting two wireless gateways routers

The IP address of the router B970b is 192.168.1.1 and B683 is 192.168.1.2 i think they are in the same network....should i change the ip address of either one of them to 192.168.2.1..? Basically the ...
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Bridge connection windows 7

When I select wireless network connection and LAN connection and try to bridge connection, a pop-up box comes saying: To create a network bridge, you must select at least two LANS or high speed ...
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How do I access a Ubuntu server network when using a shared internet connection from a Windows laptop?

I have a server with Ubuntu 12.04 which is accessing internet (through crossover cable) with the help of network shared by my laptop(with VISTA) connected to wifi of my home. So my laptop has two ip ...
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Max outdoor range of WiFi [closed]

So my question is fairly simple, in a normal suburban setting (2 story buildings, no high rises, etc), what is the maximum range you could expect from a WiFi router? Preferably something faster like ...
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Internet access using Router as NIC

My internet access at home is provided by Virgin Media via their superhub. I have a laptop with no NIC - however I do have a spare wireless router, the Edimax BR-6204WG, which I have been led to ...
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Networking: Bridge Wireless Connection to Ethernet

I have a room in my house that I cannot (is too difficult to) directly run ethernet cable to. I have devices that must be in that room that have an ethernet NIC but no wireless card. WiFi is ...
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Using a second wifi router as a wireless bridge

I purchased a D-Link DGL-4500 to replace my aging WRT54G around a year ago, only to find it nowhere near as reliable. It's been collecting dust since. I'm wondering if there is a way to use it as a ...
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Connecting 2 LANs via Wi-Fi

At my home I have a LAN with very fast internet (120Mbit/s). On my roof I installed a Wi-Fi access point to get good Wi-Fi around my house. About 200meters (600feet) from me a friend lives and I want ...
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Hardware needed to route between two networks over wireless

I recently rented an apartment about 100 yards from my brother's house. I have line of sight to his house and can pick up his home AP signal with one of my two laptops if I go out on my balcony ...
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How to connect Ubuntu guest (in VM) to my Wi-Fi router?

I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS 64 bit in Virtual Box. There are two network adapters attached with it. eth0 (primary) is using NAT & eth1 is using bridge. I am able to connect to internet ...
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Bridging two wireless routers to extend WiFI range?

I have two WiFI routers : (A) TPLINK TL3420 connected to internet via 3G USB dongle and is located at "Second floor" of my house. (B) ZTE ZXDSL 531 connected to internet via ADSL and is located at ...
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Does a wireless repeater slow things down for everyone?

I recently moved into a new apartment, and we've found that the wireless connection we've set up isn't accessible in all rooms. I'm thinking about buying a new router and running it as a repeater in ...
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Use AirPort Extreme to extend WLAN while also using the USB/Ethernet ports

Is it possible to use an AirPort Extreme to extend an existing WLAN while also using the USB/Ethernet ports? Why I need it: Internet access and HiFi (AirPlay) are currently wired to an AirPort ...
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Why won't a Netgear Adapter work to Bridge the Connection to my Ethernet port?

I have a tower with Windows 7 64-bit on it. It connects to the internet through the use of a Netgear WNDA3100 N600 Wireless USB Adapter. I also have an Xbox 360 that I want to connect to the internet ...
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684 views

Can I use the second band in my dual-band router as an AP with the first band being in “client mode”? (dd-WRT)

I couldn't register to dd-WRT forum because the registration code is case sensitive and I don't have the same case "looks" in my country as they had in their website... So, the second place of choice ...
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How can I configure my wireless router to connect to the internet through another wireless router?

I wasn't very specific on my title, but I'll elaborate. For the purposes of my question, I'll call one router Bad Router and the other router Good Router (Which is true, btw). Here is the outline: ...
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Bridging two wireless NICs in Debian - network unreachable

I'm trying to make a DIY wireless repeater using old hardware and Debian, but I'm encountering some difficulties (more details below). Hardware: EeePC 900 w/Atheros wireless card (kernel driver ...
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What's the best way to extend wifi over a wired network?

I've got primary router that handles the connection out to the internet, acts as a switch and broadcasts a fairly weak wifi signal. This is connected to a decent 200Mbps powerline adapter which comes ...
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Need advice on setting up a wireless bridge, both having wireless PCs, without using a repeater?

I wish to setup a wireless bridge between two routers, both of which will have wireless clients; however, I want to do this without using a repeater. I would prefer not to have the bandwidth halved. ...
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How can i configure my wpa_supplicant.conf?

How can i configure my wpa_supplicant.conf? I am using OpenWRT in my TP-link WR841N in mode STA. But I can not connect to SMC ! I want connect to SMC by wpa_supplicant! But I know it's possible in ...
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Why does my WLAN expander break my network?

A few days ago I wanted to connect additional devices to our home network. Sadly, the walls in this apartment have a very bad influence on our WLAN performance. Our main, host WLAN access point is a ...
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Adding a 2nd Wireless Router to use as a network switch

I have bought a Netgear N300 Wireless Router (WNR2000v3) and am attempting to use it as a wireless switch. A.K.A. I am tying to connect 2 wired devices on the 2nd floor (desktop computer and game ...
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what device(s) do I need to extend my wireless home network via creating a new wireless network (not using an extender)

What device(s) do I need to extend my wireless home network based on the following requirements: link between primary wireless access point to the device(s) in question has to be wireless not using ...
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Can WNDR4500 Act as an Wireless Switch (Access Point)? [closed]

I'm quite interested in Netgear's WNDR4500 Wireless router, however since I already have a router for my home network, there's no point creating another LAN just for wireless devices. I wish to use ...
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Can “universal wifi adapters” be connected to a switch instead of a end device?

I have been looking at "universal wifi adapters" (ethernet in/wifi out, looks like ethernet from the client side but speaks wifi) like the netgear wnce2001 for bridging the ethernet from a switch to ...